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closed 8/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Signal

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has acquired Signal, a Chicago-based technology company, to expand its capabilities. Signal’s solutions are grounded in real-time data collection, and its platform makes it easier for companies to structure, organize, and leverage consumer data.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Signal
Signal aims to make the intersection between brands and consumers more human by enabling true customer intelligence. Signal's technology empowers brands to use their first-party data to understand the customer journey, personalize marketing messages, and transform insight into business value.
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closed 8/28/2019 via PR Newswire

NetWise Data, acquired WhoToo

synopsis: NetWise Data LLC, the industry-leading data and information services company that makes data useful for marketers, has acq89red WhoToo, a data as a service (DaaS) and marketing platform provider. WhoToo’s mission is to enable DaaS for mobile and email marketing industries.
buyer: NetWise Data
NetWise Data provides high quality B2B data at scale for omnichannel marketing purposes. Their database contains tens of millions of complete business card records, millions of companies and over 275 segments to enable digital targeting. "
target parent: Demandbase
target: WhoToo
WhoToo is a data as a service (DaaS) and marketing platform provider. WhoToo’s mission is to enable DaaS for mobile and email marketing industries. WhoToo’s proprietary approach and processes produce greater audience reach and allow marketers to avoid privacy pitfalls by keeping all data anonymous.
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closed 9/10/2015 via Company Press Release

Demandbase, acquired WhoToo

synopsis: Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), announced that it has acquired WhoToo, a Data-as-a-Service company with extensive expertise in aggregating and segmenting complex data sets. Founded in 2012, WhoToo has developed a Data-as-a-Service business that gives marketers on-demand access to a wealth of discrete data sets.
buyer: Demandbase
Demandbase is the leading targeting and personalization company for B2B. The Demandbase B2B Marketing Cloud is the only subscription-based ad targeting and web personalization solution that lets marketers connect campaigns directly to revenue. "
target: WhoToo
WhoToo, Inc. is a Seattle based “data as a service” (DaaS) and marketing platform provider. WhoToo’s mission is to enable “data on demand” for mobile and email marketing industries.
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closed 7/1/2014 via BusinessWire

Acxiom Corporation, acquired LiveRamp

synopsis: Acxiom, an enterprise data, analytics and software-as-a-service company, announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of LiveRamp, Inc., a leading service for onboarding customer data into digital marketing applications.
buyer: Acxiom Corporation (ACXM:$917.41)
Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions. Acxiom's innovative solutions are Customer Data Integration (CDI) technology, data, database services, IT outsourcing, consulting and analytics, and privacy leadership. "
target: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising.
price ($mm)[EV]
$279 [$268]
rev ($mm)
$26
EBITDA ($mm)
$2
EV / rev
12.9x
EV / EBITDA
186.6x
announced 6/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

uberall GmbH, will acquire MomentFeed

synopsis: Uberall, a global leader in ‘Near Me’ Marketing SaaS solutions, is to acquire, the leading Proximity Search Optimization platform trusted by many of the largest multi-location brands in the restaurant, retail, automotive, hospitality, and financial services industries.
buyer: uberall GmbH
Uberall helps companies gain greater control over their online presence and reputation with software solutions to deliver a memorable ‘Near Me’ Brand Experience — from online interactions to offline sales. "
target: MomentFeed
MomentFeed is the leading Proximity Search Optimization platform trusted by many of the largest multi-location brands in the restaurant, retail, automotive, hospitality, and financial services industries.
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closed 5/25/2021 via PR Newswire

Invoca, acquired DialogTech

synopsis: Invoca, the leader in conversation intelligence for revenue teams, has acquired DialogTech, an AI-powered call tracking and analytics solution for marketers. With the acquisition of DialogTech, Invoca strengthens its AI-powered conversation intelligence platform and extends its leadership in the market.
buyer: Invoca
Invoca is the leader in conversation intelligence for B2C revenue teams. The company's Active Conversation Intelligence platform enables marketing, sales, customer experience, and eCommerce teams to understand and immediately act on the information consumers share via conversations. "
target: DialogTech
DialogTech provides actionable marketing analytics for businesses that value inbound phone calls. Recognized as the leader and pioneer in call tracking and analytics, DialogTech is the trusted conversation intelligence platform for Fortune 500 brands, agencies, and fast-growing companies.
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closed 2/25/2021 via Company Press Release

Kalibrate Technologies plc, acquired Intalytics

synopsis: UK-based Kalibrate has acquired Intalytics, a leader in location-based predictive analytics. The acquisition will add a suite of new products and solutions to Kalibrate, including SiteIntel (proprietary web-based location analysis platform), custom analytics & predictive models for real estate and marketing, data offerings, and consulting services.
buyer parent: Hanover Investors Management LLP
buyer: Kalibrate Technologies plc (:$33.04)
Kalibrate is a UK-based fuel pricing specialist. Kalibrate’s decision-making software empowers fuel and convenience retailers across the globe with the market intelligence, micro-local data, and precision pricing and planning tools they need to gain real competitive advantage. "
target: Intalytics
Intalytics is a provider of world-class predictive analytics tools and technologies. Intalytics leverages cutting-edge modeling techniques, third-party datasets, and web-based analytical tools through its SiteIntel platform to deliver accurate and actionable real estate and marketing solutions.
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closed 6/28/2019 via BNC Analysis

Leadspace, acquired ReachForce Inc.

synopsis: Leadspace, a customer data platform that empowers sales and marketing, has acquired ReachForce, a marketing data quality automation solutions provider. ReachForce automatically verifies, enriches, and manages contact and account data by making it relevant and actionable.
buyer parent: Radius
buyer: Leadspace
LeadSpace is a customer data platform that empowers sales and marketing to find and convert their ideal customers through engagement across all channels. Leadspace provides a 360-degree view of customers and prospects, and can accurately recommend the best marketing and sales activities to pursue. "
target: ReachForce Inc.
ReachForce makes data-driven B2B marketing and sales simple with smart technology. They automatically verify, enrich, and manage contact and account data by making it relevant and actionable. With a complete and accurate view of customers, teams improve campaign performance and increase revenue.
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closed 11/26/2018 via BusinessWire

Marchex, Inc., acquired Callcap

synopsis: Marchex, Inc., a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers, announced the acquisition of Callcap, a leading call monitoring and analytics company.
buyer: Marchex, Inc. (MCHX:$100.67)
Marchex, Inc. is a leading provider of call analytics that drive, measure, and convert callers into customers. Marchex provides solutions that help companies drive more calls, understand what happens on those calls, and convert more of those callers into customers. "
target: Callcap
Founded in 2001, Callcap was the first call measurement company to provide real-time complete caller data and a recording of the call. They are still a leader in providing innovative call monitoring and call tracking solutions that help businesses to deliver excellent customer experiences.
price ($mm)
$35
rev ($mm)
$9
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3.9x
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announced 11/14/2018 via PR Newswire

Pareteum Corporation, will acquire iPass, Inc.

synopsis: Pareteum Corporation, a leading provider of mobile networking software and services, will acquire iPass, Inc., a leading provider of global mobile connectivity solutions. iPass's technology enables wireless users to automatically transition between Wi-Fi and cellular so they can stay connected to work and life.
buyer: Pareteum Corporation (TEUM:$32.44)
Pareteum Corporation is a leading provider of mobile networking software and services. Pareteum empowers Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) by providing a patented cloud based mobile communications infrastructure, operating software and managed services. "
target: iPass, Inc. (IPAS:$44.48)
iPass is a leading provider of global mobile connectivity solutions. iPass's technology enables wireless users to automatically transition between Wi-Fi and cellular so they can stay connected to work and life. Their technology also lets businesses gather rich insights based on customer location.
price ($mm)[EV]
$22 [$24]
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$44
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closed 2/4/2015 via PR Web

Century Interactive Company, LLC, acquired New Call Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Century Interactive has announced its acquisition of New Call Solutions, a practical, web-based monitoring system to measure and record inbound and outbound phone calls. Its tracking service allows companies to monitor the success or failure of ad campaigns, track incoming calls from advertising, and determine ROI.
buyer: Century Interactive Company, LLC
Century Interactive is a call tracking and marketing analytics company based in Dallas, TX. It conducts keyword level dynamic website tracking, recorded outbound call tracking, and dynamic call routing. "
target: New Call Solutions, LLC
New Call Solutions is based in Greensboro, NC and offers a practical, web-based monitoring system to measure and record inbound and outbound phone calls. Its tracking service allows companies to monitor the success or failure of ad campaigns, track incoming calls from advertising, and determine ROI.
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closed 8/16/2018 via PR Newswire

Falcata Capital, LLC, acquired Xpressdocs

synopsis: Falcata Capital, LLC, a Houston-based private equity firm, announced the purchase of Xpressdocs in Fort Worth, Texas. Xpressdocs is a leading provider of brand management and direct marketing solutions for enterprises and franchises across a variety of industries, including real estate, healthcare, financial and professional services.
buyer: Falcata Capital, LLC
Falcata Capital is a private equity firm investing in software and technology-enabled service companies across a wide array of industries. With an initial fund of $1 billion in committed capital, they are poised to invest in companies that can benefit from their extensive knowledge and resources. "
target: Xpressdocs
Xpressdocs is a leading provider of brand management and direct marketing solutions for enterprises and franchises across a variety of industries. Xpressdocs' self-service, on-demand marketing platform provides options to efficiently customize and order a variety of products and services.
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closed 11/10/2016 via BNC Analysis

Mogae Media PVT. Ltd., acquired Ao1

synopsis: A leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services Mogae Media has acquired Ao1 personalized video platform from Dentsu Marcom CEO Ashish Dabral.
buyer: Mogae Media PVT. Ltd.
Mogae Media is a leading provider of integrated mobile marketing services, with the enhanced ability to reach over 80% of India’s mobile subscriber base, from Uber customers in leading metros to the smallest and remotest village across rural India. "
target: Ao1
The Ao1 platform provides clients with real-time personalised videos that can be served to the right customer via email or text message. The firm offers its services to companies in banking, insurance, telecom, retail, airlines, hotels, and e-commerce.
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closed 11/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Your Fare, Inc., acquired Beyond4, Llc

synopsis: Austin-based Your Fare, an online ordering third-party delivery management platform for restaurants, announced its acquisition of Beyond4 to provide enhanced multi-channel marketing services to restaurants around the nation. Beyond4 is a full-service guest communication engine leveraging SMS and email as the delivery channels.
buyer: Your Fare, Inc.
Your Fare, a leading online ordering management solution for restaurants, integrates multiple third-party delivery services into one simple, user-friendly platform. Your Fare works directly with restaurants to create a customized strategy for utilizing online ordering platforms. "
target: Beyond4, Llc
Beyond4 is a full-service guest communication engine leveraging SMS and email as the delivery channels. Founded by Austin entrepreneur Creed Ford, Beyond4 supports numerous marketing channels, including email, SMS and direct mail.
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closed 9/16/2020 via PR Web

Stirista, acquired NIKAZA Inc.

synopsis: Stirista, a data-driven digital marketing solutions provider known for its identity-driven and authoritative data assets, announced the acquisition of Nikaza, a location-based data measurement and attribution platform. The Nikaza acquisition allows Stirista to further enhance its data-driven self-serve media buying platform, AdStir.
buyer: Stirista
Stirista is a data-driven marketing solutions provider that combines the power of authoritative identity data with the execution of omnichannel marketing. Stirista helps Fortune 500 and mid-market brands including Great Clips, Oracle and Verizon, increase brand loyalty and acquire new customers. "
target: NIKAZA Inc.
Nikaza is a location-based data measurement and attribution platform. Nikaza serves as a bridge between physical and digital places, helping businesses transform one-dimensional attribution into seamless models that account for every stage of today's buying cycle.
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announced 2/28/2020 via BNC Analysis

Affle, will acquire Mediasmart

synopsis: Affle, a Singapore-based consumer intelligence technology company, will acquire Mediasmart, a Spanish mobile advertising technology company. Mediasmart offers an integrated mobile advertising platform with unique incremental impact measurability for Proximity and App marketing campaigns.
buyer: Affle (NSEI:AFFLE:$43.81)
Affle is a company in Singapore that builds leading Mobile Audience Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. Their platforms help deliver end-to-end mobile commerce & marketing solutions with greater ROI and transparency for marketers, commerce marketplaces, app developers and publishers. "
target: Mediasmart
Mediasmart is a Spanish mobile advertising technology company. Mediasmart offers an integrated mobile advertising platform with unique incremental impact measurability for Proximity and App marketing campaigns. Mediasmart enables businesses to be smart about their media buying on mobile.
price ($mm)
$5.61
rev ($mm)
$7
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0.9x
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announced 12/19/2018 via Company Press Release

Infas Holding AG, will acquire Lutum+Tappert

synopsis: Infas Holding, a German holding company engaged in the advertising and marketing sectors, is to acquire Lutum + Tappert, specialists for innovative geomarketing. They offer digital maps, market and company data and corresponding software - all essential components of a geomarketing system. They are based in Germany.
buyer: Infas Holding AG (DB:IFS:$34.24)
Infas Holding Aktiengesellschaft is a German holding company engaged in the advertising and marketing sectors. The Company divides its activities into the two business segments: Marketing and Social Research, and Photographic news agency. "
target: Lutum+Tappert
Lutum + Tappert are the specialists for innovative geomarketing. They offer digital maps, market and company data and corresponding software - all essential components of a geomarketing system. They are based in Germany.
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$0.80
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closed 9/6/2018 via BNC Analysis

uberall GmbH, acquired Navads

synopsis: Berlin-based location marketing startup Uberall acquired competitor Navads. Navads Inc. is an innovative listings and location data management company based in Amsterdam. Navads manages local listings for enterprise brands by pushing accurate NAP (Name, Address, Phone Number) and rich data directly into digital maps.
buyer: uberall GmbH
Uberall is a global leader in location marketing technology. Its flagship Location Marketing Cloud platform empowers the world’s biggest brands to connect with their customers and turn online interactions into offline sales. "
target: Navads
Navads Inc. is an innovative listings and location data management company based in Amsterdam. Navads manages local listings for enterprise brands by pushing accurate NAP (Name, Address, Phone Number) and rich data directly into digital maps by TomTom, HERE, Apple, Google, Waze and more.
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closed 12/7/2016 via BusinessWire

LiveRamp, acquired Circulate

synopsis: LiveRamp™, an Acxiom® company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Circulate, a company at the forefront of helping publishers connect people-based data to the marketing ecosystem.
buyer parent: Acxiom Corporation
buyer: LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP:$429.55)
LiveRamp data onboarding enables companies to use their offline customer data in online advertising. LiveRamp helps bring the rich and valuable assets of offline databases online creating greater precision and performance in online marketing and advertising. "
target: Circulate
Circulate helps publishers, networks and SDK providers maximize their first-party data monetization strategies with one simple integration, on a privacy friendly basis. It advances the science of targeting and media attribution by enabling industry partners to utilize match Data as a Service.
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closed 7/22/2014 via Company Press Release

Potomac Equity Partners, acquired Dial Connection

synopsis: Potomac Equity Partners, LLC announced the acquisition and recapitalization, in partnership with the company's management team, of DialConnection, LLC, a rapidly growing provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service and premise-based contact center solutions for enterprise clients.
buyer: Potomac Equity Partners
Potomac Equity Partners is a Washington, D.C.-based private equity investment firm focused on providing superior equity returns through the close partnership and collaboration with its portfolio company management team members. "
target: Dial Connection
DialConnection is a leading provider of integrated contact center solutions via its cloud and premise platforms. Their proprietary real-time data management platform enables the company to deliver a fully automated and scalable solution to its diverse customer base within a variety of industries.
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closed 8/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Signal

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has acquired Signal, a Chicago-based technology company, to expand its capabilities. Signal’s solutions are grounded in real-time data collection, and its platform makes it easier for companies to structure, organize, and leverage consumer data.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Signal
Signal aims to make the intersection between brands and consumers more human by enabling true customer intelligence. Signal's technology empowers brands to use their first-party data to understand the customer journey, personalize marketing messages, and transform insight into business value.
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closed 8/22/2012 via Company Press Release

BrightTag, acquired SiteTagger

synopsis: BrightTag, a technology platform provider for the digital marketing industry, has acquired SiteTagger. The combined company becomes the world’s largest provider of tag management solutions with more than 100 global enterprise clients representing thousands of brands including Gap, JetBlue Airways, Sainsbury’s, British Gas, ASDA and Boots.
buyer: BrightTag
BrightTag is building a new technical foundation for the next generation of online marketing. It helps marketers, web analysts and IT professionals make online data instantly useful in any web or mobile application, while solving fundamental privacy, data quality and site performance challenges. "
target: SiteTagger
Launched in 2009, SiteTagger has helped UK and EU-based brands manage and deploy analytics, affiliate tracking and other digital marketing services. Clients include Allianz, British Gas, Sainsbury’s, The Guardian, TimeOut, ASDA and Boots.
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Sontiq

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Sontiq, a leader in digital identity protection and security. Sontiq provides solutions to empower consumers and businesses to proactively protect against identity theft and cyber threats, including identity monitoring, restoration, and response products and services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Wicks Group of Companies
target: Sontiq
Sontiq is an Intelligent Identity Security company arming businesses and consumers with products and services. Sontiq’s brands, IdentityForce, Cyberscout, and EZShield, provide a full range of identity and cyber monitoring solutions, best-in-class restoration, and response products and services.
price ($mm)
$638
rev ($mm)
$85
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7.5x
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announced 10/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

nThrive, will acquire TransUnion Healthcare

synopsis: nThrive, Inc., a leading healthcare revenue cycle management SaaS platform, will acquire TransUnion Healthcare, a provider of revenue protection solutions. TransUnion Healthcare leverages comprehensive data, accurate insights, and industry expertise to engage patients early, ensure earned revenue gets paid, and optimize payment strategies.
buyer parent: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
buyer: nThrive (MDAS:$764.22)
nThrive provides healthcare revenue cycle management SaaS solutions, offering patient access, charge integrity, claims management, contract management, machine learning & robotic process automation, data & analytics, and education software solutions to more than 900 hospitals and health systems. "
target parent: TransUnion LLC
target: TransUnion Healthcare
TransUnion Healthcare creates simplicity and transparency throughout the healthcare ecosystem. Its Revenue Protection solutions leverage comprehensive data, accurate insights, and industry expertise to engage patients early, ensure earned revenue gets paid, and optimize payment strategies.
price ($mm)
$1,735
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closed 12/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired NeuStar, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired Neustar, a premier identity resolution company with leading solutions in Marketing, Fraud and Communications, from a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target parent: Golden Gate Capital
target: NeuStar, Inc. (NSR:$1,165.09)
Neustar is an information services and technology company and a leader in identity resolution providing the data and technology that enables trusted connections between companies and people at the moments that matter most.
price ($mm)
$3,100
rev ($mm)
$575
EBITDA ($mm)
$115
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
27.0x
announced 10/1/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire Tru Optik

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has agreed to acquire Tru Optik, the most relied upon data marketplace and data management platform for connected TV, streaming audio and gaming.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Tru Optik
Tru Optik is the most relied upon data marketplace and data management platform for connected TV, streaming audio and gaming. Their patented household graph of more than 80 million U.S. homes enables household-level identity, targeting and measurement across all connected devices.
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closed 8/17/2020 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Signal

synopsis: TransUnion, a global information and insights company, has acquired Signal, a Chicago-based technology company, to expand its capabilities. Signal’s solutions are grounded in real-time data collection, and its platform makes it easier for companies to structure, organize, and leverage consumer data.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global information and insights company that makes trust possible in the modern economy. TransUnion provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences, and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people. "
target: Signal
Signal aims to make the intersection between brands and consumers more human by enabling true customer intelligence. Signal's technology empowers brands to use their first-party data to understand the customer journey, personalize marketing messages, and transform insight into business value.
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announced 5/15/2019 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire TruSignal

synopsis: TransUnion announced an agreement to acquire TruSignal, Inc., a leader in people-based marketing technology. TruSignal uses its custom audience-building platform to deliver predictive scoring powered by artificial intelligence, making big data available and actionable in almost real time for one-to-one addressable marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: TruSignal
TruSignal, Inc. is a leader in people-based marketing technology. TruSignal uses its custom audience-building platform to deliver predictive scoring powered by artificial intelligence, making big data available and actionable in almost real time for one-to-one addressable marketing.
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closed 4/10/2019 via BNC Analysis

Jellyfish, acquired Latitude Group

synopsis: Independent global digital shop Jellyfish has acquired digital marketing agency Latitude from TransUnion. Founded in 2001 and based in the UK, Latitude is an international digital marketing agency helping brands to reach more customers, in the right way, at the perfect moment. They specialize in Paid Media, Organic Search, Display, and Creative.
buyer: Jellyfish
Jellyfish is a global boutique agency, delivering digital marketing solutions for a host of brands. Their combination of digital capabilities, technology and talent help to deliver digital strategies for clients across many industries, including property, pharmaceutical, finance and automotive. "
target parent: TransUnion LLC
target: Latitude Group
Founded in 2001 and based in the UK, Latitude is an international digital marketing agency helping brands to reach more customers, in the right way, at the perfect moment. Paid Media, Organic Search, Display, and Creative.
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closed 11/7/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Credit Karma, acquired Noddle

synopsis: Credit Karma, a personal finance technology company, has acquired Noddle from TransUnion, a global risk and information solutions provider. Noddle is a free online and mobile credit report service in the UK. Noddle provides users with credit reports that include their credit history and information about how well they manage the money they borrow.
buyer: Credit Karma
Credit Karma is a personal finance company that's focused on helping everyone make financial progress. Whether they're interested in getting a better deal on a loan, looking for ways to save, or simply monitoring their credit, they offer a range of tools and personalized recommendations. "
target parent: TransUnion LLC
target: Noddle
Noddle is a free online and mobile credit report service in the UK. Noddle provides users with credit reports that include their credit history and information about how well they manage the money they borrow. Users can also use Noddle to find out if they are eligible for any credit cards or loans.
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announced 10/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire Rubixis

synopsis: TransUnion has announced an agreement to acquire Rubixis through TransUnion Healthcare, a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions. Rubixis is an innovative healthcare revenue cycle solutions company that helps providers maximize reimbursement from insurance payers.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of TransUnion, is a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions for maximizing reimbursement, improving patient engagement, and preventing revenue leakage. Transunion LLC is an American consumer credit reporting agency. "
target: Rubixis
Rubixis is an innovative healthcare revenue cycle solutions company whose sole purpose is to enable healthcare providers to achieve highest reimbursement for each patient encounter in fastest time possible at lowest possible cost.
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closed 7/2/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired iovation, Inc

synopsis: TransUnion has acquired iovation, one of the most advanced providers of device-based information in the world, strengthening its leadership position in fraud and identity management. Since 2004, iovation has been helping brands protect and engage their customers, and keeping them secure in the complex digital world.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: iovation, Inc
iovation protects online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse, and identifies trustworthy customers through a combination of advanced device identification, shared device reputation, multi-factor authentication and real-time risk evaluation.
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announced 5/18/2018 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion Healthcare, will acquire Healthcare Payment Specialists, Inc.

synopsis: TransUnion is boosting its healthcare solutions with the purchase of Healthcare Payment Specialists (HPS), a leader in helping healthcare providers optimize Medicare reimbursement. HPS provides technology-enabled solutions for healthcare eligibility, government reimbursement and compliance to hospitals and healthcare systems across the country.
buyer parent: TransUnion LLC
buyer: TransUnion Healthcare
TransUnion Healthcare, a wholly owned subsidiary of credit and information management company TransUnion, is a trusted provider of Healthcare Revenue Protection solutions for maximizing reimbursement, improving patient engagement, and preventing revenue leakage. "
target parent: Nautic Partners, LLC
target: Healthcare Payment Specialists, Inc.
Healthcare Payment Specialists (HPS) provides technology-enabled solutions for healthcare eligibility, government reimbursement and compliance to hospitals and healthcare systems. HPS delivers solutions on a software-as-a-service basis or through outsourced service engagements.
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($mm)
$1,426
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/15/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired FactorTrust

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of FactorTrust, a provider of alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that empowers lenders to make more informed decisions, and increases financial inclusion to a wider population of consumers.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: FactorTrust
Since 2006, FactorTrust has provided the alternative credit data, analytics and risk scoring information that lenders need to make informed decisions about the consumers they want.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/10/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired eBureau

synopsis: TransUnion announced that it has acquired eBureau, a leading provider of custom-analytic solutions with both credit-risk and anti-fraud applications. eBureau utilizes its patented technologies and big data assets to help businesses acquire customers, manage risks and maintain customer relationships.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: eBureau
eBureau has become an industry leading provider of predictive analytic and information solutions. eBureau utilizes its patented technologies and big data assets to help businesses acquire customers, manage risks and maintain customer relationships.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/28/2017 via GlobeNewswire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Compass Driving Records

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global risk and information solutions provider, has acquired Datalink Services, Inc. d/b/a Compass Driving Records, a nationwide provider of vehicle and driving records. Datalink Services, Inc. offers nationwide driving and vehicle records, as well as driver pre-screening services.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: Compass Driving Records
Datalink Services, Inc. d/b/a Compass Driving Records provides driving and vehicle records to the insurance industry. Their products, SmartMVR and SmartVR, provide real-time data and records from DMVs across the nation to help insurance carriers improve business efficiency and manage risk.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/21/2016 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired RTech Healthcare Revenue Technologies

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global information solutions provider, has acquired RTech (Healthcare Revenue Technologies, Inc), a technology-driven healthcare services company that offers post-service eligibility solutions designed to maximize reimbursements and reduce uncompensated care costs for hospitals and healthcare systems of all sizes.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: RTech Healthcare Revenue Technologies
RTech uses innovative proprietary technology to help healthcare providers protect revenue and cash. The company uses technology and a systematic, structured process to help healthcare providers uncover hard-to-find, billable revenue and implement long-term improvements that generate future value
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/15/2016 via Company Press Release

TransUnion LLC, acquired Auditz LLC

synopsis: TransUnion, a leading global information solutions provider, has acquired Auditz LLC, a healthcare services organization that uses sophisticated proprietary technology to help healthcare providers identify and recover payments.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target: Auditz LLC
Auditz is an industry leading healthcare services organization that focuses on helping healthcare providers solve complex patient access, revenue cycle and reimbursement issues. Auditz leverages proprietary technology to identify and recover incremental reimbursement opportunities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Trustev Limited

synopsis: TransUnion, a Chicago-based company is acquiring Trustev, an e-commerce ID and fraud protection startup based out of Ireland. Trustev — which made its debut on the Disrupt stage in 2013 — looks at transactions and the people making them in real time, using big data analytics to make sure that sales are being made by legit entities.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Trustev Limited
Trustev is an e-commerce ID and fraud protection startup based out of Ireland. Trustev looks at transactions and the people making them in real time, using big data analytics to make sure that sales are being made by legit entities.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/2/2014 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired Drivers History

synopsis: TransUnion announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Drivers History, a leading provider of traffic violations and criminal court data. This transaction strengthens Drivers History's offering and market access by leveraging TransUnion's carrier relationships and connectivity.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: Drivers History
Drivers History is the industry leader in acquiring, processing/aggregating and distributing traffic and criminal related court data for insurance risk management. Drivers History maintains a comprehensive database of drivers in a variety of states that commit moving violations and other offenses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/16/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, acquired TLO

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Boca Raton, Fla.-based TLO, a leading company in the risk information and analytics industry.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: TLO
TLO has reinvented the data-fusion industry for research and investigative needs. Their flagship product, TLOxp, provides the most accurate, actionable information that can be used for identity authentication, fraud prevention and detection, legislative compliance, and debt recovery.
price ($mm)
$154
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/25/2018 via PR Web

Billtrust, acquired Credit2B

synopsis: Billtrust, the leader in B2B payment cycle management, announced the acquisition of Credit2B, a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
buyer: Billtrust (:$123.11)
Billtrust accelerates cash flow by automating invoice delivery, invoice payment and cash application. Companies can improve operational efficiency throughout the invoice-to- cash process with electronic invoicing and payments in a flexible, cloud-based solution. "
target: Credit2B
Credit2B is a pioneer in trade credit risk. Credit2B leverages crowdsourcing and other technologies to provide up-to-date payment behaviors and financial risk information on common customers, easing the credit decisioning process for suppliers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/19/2018 via BNC Analysis

TransUnion LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: TransUnion, a risk and information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., the second largest consumer credit bureau in the U.K.. Callcredit is an information solutions company that provides data, analytics and technology solutions to help businesses and consumers make informed decisions.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
Transunion helps uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity."
target parent: GTCR, LLC
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group, Ltd., is in the business of empowering information. They provide the data, analytics, and software that enable businesses to build more valuable customer relationships. They specialize in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector.
price ($mm)
$1,426
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/17/2017 via Financial Times

Carlyle Group, will acquire Global Credit Ratings Co.

synopsis: US buyout group Carlyle has agreed to buy Africa’s largest rating agency by customers in a bet on future growth in the continent’s capital markets. The acquisition of Global Credit Ratings (GCR) shows how private equity funds are seeking to capitalise on the need for banks and insurers to understand the credit risk of local counterparties.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$8,297.70)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $169 billion of assets under management across 125 funds and 177 fund of funds vehicles as of September 30, 2016. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target: Global Credit Ratings Co.
Global Credit Ratings (GCR) is a leading emerging market focused ratings agency that rates the full spectrum of security classes, including Corporates, Banks, Insurance companies, Local Authorities, Asset Management & Funds, and Structured Finance transactions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/16/2014 via BusinessWire

GTCR, LLC, acquired Callcredit Information Group

synopsis: GTCR, a leading private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Callcredit Information Group Limited in partnership with its management team. Callcredit is a leading provider of consumer credit data solutions and software and analytics services in the United Kingdom.
buyer: GTCR, LLC
Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries. "
target parent: Vitruvian Partners LLP
target: Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group is expert in managing consumer data for businesses across every sector. The Group is focused on developing innovative products and services to help businesses make smarter, more informed decisions throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
$586
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/28/2013 via Company Press Release

Cerved Group SpA, will purchase Experian Data Services from Experian plc

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has agreed to divest Experian Data Services S.r.l (EDS), its business credit information business in Italy, to Cerved Group S.p.A.
buyer: Cerved Group SpA (BIT:CERV:$477.91)
Cerved has the most comprehensive database of corporate information in Italy, including corporate and financial details, payment history, customer and supplier relationships, and proprietary information sourced through its own network of interviewers. "
seller: Experian plc (LSE:EXPN:$5,171.00)
Experian Data Services S.r.l is Experian's business credit information business in Italy. Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 80 countries.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$17
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 1/31/2013 via Market Wire

TransUnion LLC, will acquire ZipCode

synopsis: TransUnion, a global leader in credit and information services, has signed an agreement to acquire control of ZipCode, one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing.
buyer: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities. "
target: ZipCode
ZipCode is one of the largest independent providers of registry information to companies in Brazil's information management sectors that include credit, fraud prevention and marketing. ZipCode's product portfolio includes solutions to help clients throughout the customer lifecycle.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/17/2012 via

Advent International, GS Capital Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a leading global provider of information management and risk management solutions, announced that Advent International and GS Capital Partners VI Fund, LP and certain of its affiliates have signed a definitive merger agreement to acquire TransUnion.
buyer: Advent International
buyer: GS Capital Partners
GS Capital Partners is a family of funds with a focus on investing in large, high quality companies with strong management and funding acquisitions or expansion across a range of industries and geographies. "
target parent: Madison Dearborn Partners
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
price ($mm)
$3,203
rev ($mm)
$1,024
EBITDA ($mm)
$352
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
9.1x
closed 6/16/2010 via Market Wire

Madison Dearborn Partners, acquired TransUnion LLC

synopsis: TransUnion Corp., a global leader in credit information and information management services, announced that Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC has acquired a 51 percent equity stake in TransUnion.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners, LLC (MDP) is a private equity investment firm. Madison Dearborn Partners invests in businesses across a broad spectrum of industries, including basic industries, communications, consumer, energy and power, financial services, and health care. "
target: TransUnion LLC (TRU:$3,009.80)
TransUnion is a global leader in credit and information management. The company creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion delivers comprehensive data and advanced analytics.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/13/2008 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global leader in information solutions, announced it has taken a majority ownership stake in Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia. Equifax purchased 70 percent of the total shares outstanding from Credit Report's management and other individuals, bringing Equifax's total ownership to 95 percent.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global leader in information technology that enables and secures global commerce with consumers and businesses. The company is one of the largest sources of consumer and commercial data. "
target: Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia
Credit Report C.A. Buro de Informacion Crediticia (Credit Report), the leading credit reporting company in Ecuador.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

CRIF, acquired Vision-Net Ltd

synopsis: CRIF, a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions, has acquired Vision-net, Ireland’s leading Credit Rating Agency. Vision-net provides instant access to Company Information and Credit Risk Data on every company registered in Ireland, N.I. and the UK.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: Vision-Net Ltd
Vision-net Ltd. is Ireland’s leading Credit Rating Agency. Their service provides instant access to Company Information and Credit Risk Data on every company registered in Ireland, N.I. and the UK. Every day thousands of Ireland's largest companies benefit from their business intelligence.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/9/2016 via BusinessWire

CRIF, acquired China Credit Information Service, Ltd.

synopsis: CRIF, the global credit information company with head office in Bologna, Italy, has announced the acquisition of China Credit Information Service, the largest and leading credit information agency in Taiwan, from the previous shareholders, to carry forward its business growth and expansion path in the Asian market.
buyer: CRIF
CRIF is a global company specializing in credit bureau and business information systems, outsourcing and processing services, and credit solutions. CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information. "
target: China Credit Information Service, Ltd.
China Credit Information Service, founded in 1961, is Taiwan’s largest and leading credit information agency, operating an established island-wide network which offers a full spectrum of information and consulting services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/6/2011 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Datum Inc.

synopsis: Equifax Inc., a global information solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Datum, the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a leader in commercial and consumer information solutions, leveraging one of the largest sources of business credit intelligence, portfolio management, income, employment and wealth verification, identity authentication/fraud detection and marketing demographic data worldwide. "
target: Datum Inc.
Datum, Inc. is the leading national credit reporting company in Costa Rica. Datum collects, synthesizes and provides consumer credit data to banks, telecommunications companies, retail and insurance businesses across Costa Rica.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2011 via Company Press Release

Experian Information Solutions, will acquire Computec S.A.

synopsis: Experian, the global information services company, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the majority of the shares in Computec S. A., a leading Latin American credit services information provider, based in Colombia.
buyer parent: Experian plc
buyer: Experian Information Solutions
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. "
target: Computec S.A.
Computec owns the market leading credit bureau in Colombia, including the most extensive database in Colombia on the credit behaviour of consumers. Computec’s products include the provision of on-line credit reports, scores, identity validation tools and fraud prevention services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$380 [$366]*
rev ($mm)
$82
EBITDA ($mm)
$23
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
16.0x
closed 2/25/2016 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired Veda

synopsis: Equifax Inc. has completed its acquisition of Veda Group Limited, the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Veda is the leading provider of consumer and commercial credit reporting in Australia and New Zealand. Veda also operates through joint ventures in several other Asia-Pacific markets.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target: Veda (VED:$242.31)
Veda is a data analytics business. As the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand, they act as the conduit between the data that they accumulate, and the insights that this data provides for their customers.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,719 [$1,862]
rev ($mm)
$244
EBITDA ($mm)
$92
EV / rev
7.6x
EV / EBITDA
20.1x
announced 12/24/2014 via Company Press Release

The Hearst Corporation, will acquire Fitch Ratings Ltd.

synopsis: Hearst Corporation announced that it will purchase from Fimalac S.A. an additional 30 percent interest in global ratings agency Fitch Group, bringing Hearst's equity interest to 80 percent. Fimalac will retain a 20 percent equity interest in Fitch Group.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
Hearst Corporation is one of the nation's largest diversified media and information companies. Its major interests include ownership of 15 daily and 36 weekly newspapers, including the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle, San Antonio Express-News and Albany Times Union. "
target parent: Fimalac SA
target: Fitch Ratings Ltd. (:$693.00)
Dual-headquartered in New York and London with over 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, research and data.
price ($mm)
$1,965*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/11/2006 via

The Hearst Corporation, purchased a minority stake in Fitch, Inc.

synopsis: Hearst Corp. agreed to acquire a 20 percent stake in Fitch Group, the parent of credit-ratings company Fitch Ratings, for $592 million from French financial holding company Fimalac SA. The acquisition also includes Algorithmics, a provider of risk-management services that Fimalac bought in January 2005.
buyer: The Hearst Corporation
The Hearst Corporation owns 12 daily newspapers and 14 weekly newspapers, 18 US consumer magazines (such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire), TV and radio stations (through 40%-owned Hearst Argyle Television), and a cartoon and features service (King Features). "
target parent: FImalac SA
target: Fitch, Inc. (:$693.00)
Fitch Group, Inc. is the parent company of Fitch Ratings, Fitch Training and Algorithmics. Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world's credit markets with timely and prospective credit opinions.
price ($mm)
$118*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Infonet Srl merged with Ribes S.p.A.,

synopsis: Ribes S.p.A., a company that provides business information to Italian banks, has merged with Infonet Srl, a company that provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
buyer parent: Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
buyer: Ribes S.p.A.
Ribes S.p.A. provides business information to Italian banks. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Milan, Italy. They assess the value of real estate collateral during the granting of a loan. "
target: Infonet Srl
Infonet is an innovative partner for over 15 years in the service sector of Business & Credit Information and provides information on the reliability of its economic counterparts in order to optimize protection from the credit risk of banks, companies and professionals.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/17/2006 via BusinessWire

GMT Communications Partners, acquired Suomen Asiakastieto Oy

synopsis: GMT Communications Partners (GMT), the leading private equity investor focused on the European communications sector, today announced that it has acquired 91% of Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (Asiakastieto), the leading business and credit information company in Finland.
buyer: GMT Communications Partners
Founded: 1993, Total Capital: $450 Million. GMT is an independent firm focused exclusively on the Communications sector in Europe. "
target: Suomen Asiakastieto Oy (HLSE:ATG1V:$52.04)
Based in Helsinki, Asiakastieto was founded by a group of Finnish banks, wholesalers and retail chains in 1961 to provide information in support of credit and purchase decisions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/27/2006 via PR Newswire

Xtech LLC, acquired TC Index

synopsis: xTech, an information services provider that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft, announced that it has completed an acquisition of The Credit Index of Mount Arlington, NJ.
buyer: Xtech LLC
xTech, LLC. is an information services company that enables online commerce and direct marketing companies to profitably grow customer relationships while preventing fraud and identity theft. "
target: TC Index
The Credit Index is a leading provider of consumer information decisioning solutions to the direct marketing industry. Since 1964, The Credit Index has been helping businesses target responsive purchasers and control credit risk.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2012 via PR Newswire

Equifax, Inc., acquired CSC Credit Services

synopsis: Equifax Inc. completed the acquisition of of CSC Credit Services, Inc. CSC's credit services business provides consumer credit services and related information to banks, mortgage companies, retail establishments, the automotive industry, medical entities, utility companies and other users of financial and credit information.
buyer: Equifax, Inc. (NYSE:EFX:$4,634.50)
Equifax is a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions, providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 500 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. "
target parent: Computer Sciences Corporation
target: CSC Credit Services
CSC Credit Services, Inc. operates as a consumer reporting agency in the Midwestern and Central United States. The company provides credit services, such as consumer assistance, mortgage, electronic billing, business client file transfers, and secure file delivery system.
price ($mm)
$1,000
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung Technology Corp.
Luokung is a leading global spatial-temporal big-data technology company and a leading interactive location-based services company in China. Luokung's mobile app provides personalized and precise services to travelers on the train and at their destination.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$21.04
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.75)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
111
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Piksel
Piksel
Piksel people create and manage OTT video monetization solutions for some of the world’s leading media brands: AT&T U-verse, BSkyB, Celcom, Channel 4, Mediaset, Sky Deutschland, Sky Italia, Televisa Mexico, Vodafone and more.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$214.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$29.04
EBIT ($mm)
$14.12
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1300
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Ticker: RMKR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc.
Rainmaker Systems, Inc. is a leading provider of business-to-business sales and marketing services. Our core services include complete lead qualification and management, new product sales, channel enablement, subscription renewals, and service contract sales.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
$47.79
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($8.03)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALWED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wedia SA
Wedia SA
Wedia is the most experienced Marketing Resource Management (MRM) software provider to bring creation, customization, and distribution capabilities to all three major content channels: web, print and mobile.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$8.31
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.60
EBIT ($mm)
$0.43
Net Income ($mm)
$0.34
Employees
61
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Ticker: OTCPK:FSSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FISION
FISION
FISION is a cloud-based digital asset management, marketing automation, and sales enablement company. FISION’s advanced, proprietary technology specializes in managing a customer’s brand and marketing content enabling marketing and sales people to create compelling on-brand communications.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.99)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CPSE:AGILC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agillic
Agillic
Agillic is a Danish software company enabling marketers to maximise the use of data and translate it into relevant and personalised communication establishing strong relations between people and brands.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$8.39
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
61
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Ticker: MRIN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Marin Software
Marin Software
Founded in April 2006 by seasoned digital marketing and enterprise software professionals, Marin Software Incorporated provides a leading cross-channel performance advertising cloud used by brands and agencies to measure, manage and optimize ad spend across the web and mobile devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$99.35
EBITDA ($mm)
($26.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($33.63)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
500
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Ticker: TSXV:EQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EQ Works
EQ Works
EQ Works provides a smarter way to target customers and reach audiences. EQ’s user-friendly technical platform provides complete self-serve or managed service solutions for businesses and agencies, allowing them to track and optimize campaigns in real-time.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$7.98
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.04)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
46
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Ticker: TSE:7068
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Feedforce Inc.
Feedforce Inc.
Based in Tokyo, Japan, Feedforce Inc. is an advertising company that specializes in digital marketing. Feedforce develops and provides marketing support services that make full use of technologies such as data feed, structured data, and ID linkage.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: ICLK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IClick Interactive Asia
iClick Interactive Asia Group Limited is an independent online marketing and enterprise data solutions provider that connects worldwide marketers with audiences in China. iClick's platform possesses omni-channel marketing capabilities and fulfils various marketing objectives.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$232.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.29
EBIT ($mm)
($5.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
884
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Ticker: LLNW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. provides solutions that enable business and technology decision makers to profit from the shift of content and advertising to the online world, the explosive growth of mobile and connected devices, and the migration of IT applications and services into the cloud.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$224.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.45)
EBIT ($mm)
($26.35)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
510
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Ticker: LSE:EXPN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Experian plc
Experian plc
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$5,171.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,563.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,228.00
Net Income ($mm)
$656.00
Employees
17800
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Ticker: TRU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TransUnion LLC
TransUnion LLC
As a global leader in information and risk management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. TransUnion delivers high quality data and integrates advanced analytics and enhanced decision-making capabilities.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,009.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,116.90
EBIT ($mm)
$733.80
Net Income ($mm)
$471.40
Employees
8200
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Ticker: BIT:TECN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A
Tecnoinvestimenti S.p.A., through its subsidiaries, provides IT and credit information solutions in Italy. The company offers IT solutions and services for the dematerialization and digitalization of document processes through document management, electronic storage, and electronic invoicing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$280.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$71.00
EBIT ($mm)
$56.71
Net Income ($mm)
$34.22
Employees
1294
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Ticker: BIT:CERV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved Group SpA
Cerved is a leading Information Provider in Italy and one of the major rating agencies in Europe. Cerved is the Italian leader in credit risk analysis and the top independent market player for credit management.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$477.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$201.85
EBIT ($mm)
$143.63
Net Income ($mm)
$69.91
Employees
1992
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Ticker: NYSE:EFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax, Inc.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,634.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,446.30
EBIT ($mm)
$1,002.70
Net Income ($mm)
$719.70
Employees
11400
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Ticker: BOVESPA:BOAS3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC
Boa Vista SCPC is the second largest credit bureau in Brazil. Boa Vista SCPC serves over 1.2 million direct and indirect customers and processes over 7 million credit inquiries per day. They provide instant and reliable support to companies in all stages of the business cycle.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$114.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$47.01
EBIT ($mm)
$20.18
Net Income ($mm)
$3.13
Employees
700
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Ticker: BSE:532835
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICRA Limited
ICRA Limited operates as a credit rating agency in India. The company provides consulting services, including strategy, risk management, regulatory economics, transaction advisory, and process re-engineering services to banks and more.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$50.82
EBITDA ($mm)
$14.92
EBIT ($mm)
$13.75
Net Income ($mm)
$11.40
Employees
62
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Ticker: MCO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Moody's Corporation
Moody's Corporation
Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,969.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,082.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,845.00
Net Income ($mm)
$2,101.00
Employees
13023
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRSK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. Using advanced technologies to collect and analyze billions of records, Verisk Analytics provides first-to-market innovations that are integrated into customer workflows.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,946.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,319.50
EBIT ($mm)
$1,059.90
Net Income ($mm)
$700.50
Employees
8960
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Ticker: NasdaqGM:COGT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint, Inc.
Cogint is a data and analytics company providing cloud-based, mission-critical information and performance marketing solutions to enterprises in a variety of industries. They transform data into intelligence utilizing their proprietary technology platforms to solve complex problems for clients.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$210.16
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.55)
EBIT ($mm)
($28.45)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
200
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